The Listening Crowd Conference
The Listening Crowd is a conference examining why we listen, who is listening and how audiences are engaging across genres and around the world. The conference is for anyone who is immersed in music: as an audience member, composer/creator, performer, programmer, promoter, broadcaster, and those who connect through music.
Speakers and panelists will include
- Kevin Volans, Composer (Ireland) - keynote address
- Heather Maitland, Arts Consultant (UK)
- David Pay, Artistic Director, Music on Main (Vancouver, Canada)
- Jennifer Walshe, Composer (Ireland)
- Lucy Railton, Curator, London Contemporary Music Festival (UK/Berlin)
- Bernard Clarke, Broadcaster, RTÉ lyric fm (Ireland)
Delegate fee (includes hot lunch): €50; students/OAPs €40. Early bird discount €40 up to 13 May.
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The Contemporary Music Centre acknowledges the support of The Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon, the Arts Council of Northern Ireland, NUI Galway, Galway City Council, the Galway Music Residency, Creative Europe Desk Ireland, RTÉ lyric fm, IMRO and Fáilte Ireland in making this conference possible.